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Harris Chain Hosts Two Major Fishing Tournaments

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Lake County, Florida, home of the Harris Chain of Lakes, is in for some big fishing in 2020!

The Harris Chain, located about 40 minutes northwest of Orlando, will play home to two of bass fishing’s biggest tournament in February.

One of the tournament will be making a much-anticipated return to these waters. The other, however, will be hosted here for the first time.

Fishing League Worldwide Regular Season Tour

From February 20-23, the second regular-season tournament (out of seven) of the FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) will take place in Leesburg.

This marks the third time the FLW will bring some of the industry’s top bass anglers to the Harris Chain waters. It also marks the southernmost stop on their 2020 tour.

The event is expected to bring dozens of anglers and considerable revenue to the Lake County area.

YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

Just three days later, some of the top collegiate anglers from across the nation will also hit the water.

Fishing League Worldwide also sponsors the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship. This will be the first year the Harris Chain hosts the college national championship.

Between February 26-28, students from several dozen schools will compete for both recognition and prize money. Many of the top performers on the FLW college circuit will go on top achieve success in the professional ranks, and there will be no brighter stage than Lake County, Florida, in early 2020!

Fishing the Harris Chain of Lakes

The waters being fished span over 75,000 acres between lakes, canals, and creeks. The Harris Chain of Lakes include Dora, Griffin, Eustis, Griffin, Harris, Little Harris, Yale, and Beauclair.

These lakes make up some of Florida’s most popular sailing, boating, and water-skiing destinations. They are also home to some of the top bass fishing not only in the state, but the country.

Know of any great fishing tournaments we might have missed? Let us know in the comments below!